SOS World Geography 900: Unit 2- Cultural Mosaics
Terms in this set (17)
the division of an area into smaller regions, which are usually hostile to one another
a system under which foreign governments take control of an area for political and/or economic purposes
the contact and interaction of culture groups
the process whereby one culture adopts traits of another culture
a government policy that attempts to restrict the access of its population to outside culture
a situation in which groups live near each other while maintaining their unique cultures
a policy whereby one group of individuals of common ancestry is removed from an area by another group of individuals of common ancestry, either through death or expulsion
the link between geography and politics
Select the items that describe a cultural influence on a region.
Forests are cleared to provide space to grow crops.
Female children may only attend school until they are ten years old.
New Year's Eve is celebrated by shooting fireworks out into the sea.
Membership in Club Pretentious is restricted to individuals whose assets are greater than $1 million.
Select all items that describe the Amish culture.
wear simple clothing
live in farming communities
use horse-drawn vehicles
What describes the effect of economic alliances on member nations?
increased exchange of ideas and goods
Citizens of _____ are citizens of all the nations in the alliance.
Governments that are not comfortable with the influence of outside cultures on their population encourage _____.
Technological advancements have had the effect of _____ the cultural exchange between nations.
Conflict in Africa was largely the result of _____, a system under which an outside government takes control of an area for its own benefit.
Which countries' boundaries changed as a result of World War I or World War II?
The concept that describes a conflict area in which a region is divided into smaller regions is called _____.